M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Hazards and Risks Management

24 months
5000 EUR/year
5000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Environmental Hazards and Risks Management program from University of Côte d'Azur combines recent research with GIS and remote sensing technologies to train a generation of thinkers capable of anticipating and mitigating a wide range of natural hazards in a multi-disciplinary approach. 


On completion of the degree, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of risk management components such as: planning, mitigation, monitoring, scenario modeling and warning systems.

Why Choose our Msc Program?

The Environmental Hazards and Risks Management program from University of Côte d'Azur is built by experts who are fully aware of the hybrid knowledge that is needed to succeed and thrive in this field, and offers an experience that goes beyond the classroom. From day one, we help you acquire real-life and transferable skills that will be useful in the job market.

The program is taught entirely in English, which makes it accessible to international students from many varied backgrounds.

If you decide to join us you will:

  • Learn from leading academics and private sector experts who bring their professional experience into the classroom.
  • Gain teamwork and collaboration skills by working on projects in small teams with other students.
  • Learn how to use innovative geospatial tools such as remote sensing and GIS software and programming languages such as Python and R to manipulate and extract information from geospatial data.
  • Experience learning through field trips to practice your skills and better understand the reality on the ground.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Risk Management Overview
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Geographic Information System
  • Remote Sensing
  • Elements of Mathematics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible to join our program you’ll need to have a minimum of a second class (upper division) bachelor level degree in sciences (a BSc degree or equivalent).
  • BSc degrees in Geography, Earth Sciences or Environmental Sciences are most relevant, but degrees in other scientific fields such as chemistry, mathematics, ecology, computer sciences and engineering with environmental content/applications are also considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Nice

917 - 1374 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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